Classics Club Spin List #19

In just a few hours, the Classics Club Spin #19 will be chosen. I'm slipping my list in just in time! On Tuesday, November 27th, a number from 1-20 will be chosen and I will then have until January 31st, 2019 to read the book from my list that corresponds with that number. I've included a... Continue Reading →

11 Books in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day

One hundred years ago today, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the First World War officially came to an end. It's an incredibly sobering and momentous anniversary. While I plan to spend some time diving back into Testament of Youth this afternoon, there are many books about WWI still on my... Continue Reading →

A Huge Book Outlet Haul

A few weeks ago, I got an email from Book Outlet announcing a surprise sale in which each customer is sent a mystery coupon ranging anywhere from 15% to 50% off their total order. Although I wasn't planning to buy any books, my curiosity got the better of me, and I clicked through to see which... Continue Reading →

Persephone Readathon #2 Open Post: Day 1

Welcome to the second round of the Persephone Readathon! I hope you are as excited as I am to read, review, and chat about Persephone Books over the next ten days. Keep scrolling for some important readathon details…   A few reminders: -The readathon runs from Friday, September 21st through Sunday, September 30th. –Don’t forget... Continue Reading →

Friday Reads: The Night Watch and Idaho

Thinking of everyone who is in Florence's path. Please stay safe!! It's most likely going to be a very rainy weekend here, so I'm hoping to catch up on some reading and blogging. I'm currently enjoying The Night Watch by Sarah Waters and Idaho by Emily Ruskovich. Keep scrolling for this week’s Book Beginnings and The Friday 56…     Book... Continue Reading →

Bout of Books #23 Wrap-Up

Another Bout of Books has come to an end. Here's how I did:   Total Pages Read: 1,020 Books Finished: 2 (You can find my daily updates here) I managed to finish Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh and The Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp by Eva Rice. I also read about 30% of The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis. I didn't end up participating in very... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday- August 15, 2018

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. The three W’s are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next?   Currently Reading: I'm working on my Classics Club Spin pick: Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh and I can't wait to really... Continue Reading →